A catalogue of Western manuscripts at the Bodleian Libraries and selected Oxford colleges

MS. Bodl. 846

Summary Catalogue no.: 2637


Athanasius, archbishop of Alexandria, Oratio contra Gentes
Rubric: Athanasij Alexandrini episcopi Contra Gentiles
Final rubric: […] contra Iudeos & Gentiles […]

Preceded by the preface of Ambrogio Traversari who translated the work into Latin.

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: iv + 61 leaves
Dimensions (binding): 9.375 × 7 in.


Illuminated capitals


Origin: 15th century, early ; England

Provenance and Acquisition

'Richardi Edgeworthe', 16th century

Apparently received by the Library in 1605 (cf Summary Catalogue I. 92).

Record Sources

Description adapted (April 2023) by Stewart J. Brookes from the Summary Catalogue (1922)

Last Substantive Revision

2023-04-24: Description revised to incorporate all the information in the Summary Catalogue (1922)